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Posted: November 27, 2017

First lady Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

VIDEO: First Lady Reveals White House Holiday Decor

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First lady Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations
First lady Melania Trump walks along the East Colonnade decorated in white branches that are part of 2017 holiday decorations with the theme 'Time-Honored Traditions' at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

By Elizabeth Vale, Rare.us

WASHINGTON —

First lady Melania Trump unveiled the White House Christmas decorations in a new video released on Monday. It marks the first holiday season the Trumps will celebrate as the first family.

The video, posted to the first lady’s Facebook page, shows Trump surveying the White House’s glittering decorations, writing Christmas cards, talking with the pastry chefs about holiday cookies and the gingerbread house, and even trying her hand at making a Christmas bow.

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The Grand Hall and Cross Foyer are decorated in “The Nutcracker Suite” theme, with the trees featuring crystal ornaments to match.

The East Colonnade leading to the East Garden Room is decorated with towering white branches.

The Blue Room Christmas tree, which is the official indoor White House Christmas tree, is covered in white lights, blue and gold ornaments, pine cones, and yards of blue velvet ribbon.

The decorations are all part of this year’s theme, “Time-Honored Traditions,” which celebrates 200 years of holidays at the White House.

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“Like many families across the country, holiday traditions are very important to us,” Trump said in a statement to CNN. “I hope when visiting the People’s House this year, visitors will get a sense of being home for the holidays.”

During Michelle Obama’s first holiday season in the White House, she had her trees decorated with “recycled” decorations. The Obama administration sent out over 800 ornaments left over by previous administrations to 60 local community groups and asked the groups to decorate them to reflect their local community. The Obamas’ theme during that season was “Reflect Rejoice Renew.”


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